Mar 19, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. they are buying up commodities. they are also very good at building things like fords and running like fords. i don't personally see a threat there. the dude is a commercial interest. they deployed this to the region. much like our own hospital ships. tremendous goodwill. large numbers of medical procedures on people that have never seen a doctor. obviously, they want to sell those to any nation that will buy it. it is much easier, you know the frustration that her friends and partners around the world have. it is very complicated. i would offer that many of these countries that ideal at certainly get tired of waiting. they would rather buy american stuff because it's better. it's better maintained. it comes from better support packages. they get tired of waiting for it. so they go elsewhere to the russians, the other big players or the chinese. they are trying to sell their equipment. they go into year for colleges, and they are trying in a big way. what is the ultimate goal? i think the ultimate goal is commercially, they penetrate the market the best they can. they are also looking to united
Mar 18, 2013 8:30pm EDT
to find a ford minivan reside full of israel yous who are antiamerican whatever if the differences have been with obama, for the most part, every stop along the visit is designed -- very well choreographed to touch deeper chords in israeli society, whether at it the vision to the shrine or the stop at the tomb, or talking to israeli kids about the future. these are things that obama will do very well at and i think this trip is already -- i think the surprise is it went be a success. there will be hiccups. why weren't they talk to the knesset, and the big piece, the public part, is going to be successful. to the extent i can. i think i see it as obama doing this outreach, more than just checking a box he sees the way to manage the israeli government runs through the israeli public. doesn't mean it was fully focused on everything. he was on the limited apology to turk yes. i think iran is a gut issue for benjamin netanyahu. and certainly having publicman more -- opinion more on his side can only help the president as he relates to the new government. so i would say that's the first part.